Chris

Woods-McCormick

Software Engineer / Civic Hacker

Seattle, Washington - christine@woodsmccormick.com

Skills

  • Software Development (9 years)
    • Java
    • C++
    • Android
    • Python
    • Perl
    • SQL
    • Java, C++, Android, Python, Perl, SQL
  • Financial Modeling / Statistics
    • SAS
    • R
    • Excel
    • VBA
    • SAS, R, Excel, VBA
  • KPI Definitions/Tracking
  • Agile Development
  • Project Valuations
  • Software Prototyping

Experience

Software Engineer ~ Glass Walker Development
01.2015 - Present
  • Placed 3rd at the Intel IoT Roadshow Seattle for designing and building a wireless backup camera using an Intel Edison.
  • Built an Android game using Dagger for the 2015 AnomalyCon in Denver
Decision Science Analyst ~ SquareTwo Financial
06.2012 - 12.2014
  • Developed tracking and reporting methods for underwriting and operational performance in order to identify portfolios at risk of missing targets and allow for corrective action. Recommended that the company cease buying a high-risk portfolio saving approximately $12 million
  • Worked with IT and Accounting on data warehouse design and source data error elimination. Team was able to function with two fewer staff members because report generation time was reduced by 90% and data validation was no longer manual, saving at least $150,000 per year.
  • Automated setting operational targets used for KPIs and partner fees, saving 8 hours a month.
Graduate Research Assistant ~ Daniels College of Business
09.2011 - Present
  • Analyzed the impact of constraints on investment returns using statistical methods
  • Resolved inconsistencies and errors that enabled a financial research project to continue
  • Improved the data collection process and expanded the data set by 25% in six months
Software Engineer II ~ Raytheon
01.2008 - 02.2011
  • Investigated the root cause of defects in a software project with billions of lines of code
  • Contributed to the scheduling software team as the only new hire within several years and exceeded the expectations of an entry-level employee
  • Earned an early promotion and a raise three times higher than the average
  • Created more efficient methods to fix defects by applying existing tools in creative ways
  • Trusted by systems/test engineering teams and management to develop accurate solutions
  • Built a prototype used to win a new multi-million-dollar contract in a strategic area and earned bonuses worth over 6% of my salary